Beets are such a great way to get in extra vitamins. They’re chock-full of essential everyday nutrients like vitamin B, iron, copper, magnesium, and potassium. Beets contain health-boosting nutrients that you may not get anywhere else. There are tons of ways to cook them. Check out the recipe below and continue to scroll for 3 methods to prepare beets for any recipes weather you like them roasted, steamed, or boiled.
Roasted Beet and Avocado Salad
Serving size: 2
1 Beet sliced and roasted (see below for directions)
1 Ripe Avocado
Optional: Carmelized Walnuts or Parmesan
Drizzle with Balsamic Vinagrette and Enjoy!
3 Ways to Cook Beets
1. QUICK-PREP, SLOW-ROAST METHOD
2. PRECUT, FAST-ROAST METHOD
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place beets (peeled and cut into 1/2-inch wedges) on a large piece of foil on a baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper. Fold foil around beets and crimp ends to form a packet. Roast until beets are tender when pierced with a knife, 25 to 30 minutes.
3. STEAMED METHOD
Set a steamer basket in a saucepan with 2 inches simmering water. Add beets (peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces). Cover and steam until beets are tender when pierced with a knife, 15 to 20 minutes.